BARRA DE SAO MANOEL AND JURUENA RIVER - AMAZONAS
6 days

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ITINERARY

DAY 1: Apui / Barra de Sao Manoel community. Departure from Apui, in the south of Amazonas state, and transfer to the port, approximately 100 km from the city, taking a stretch from the Transamazonica road to the port at Tapajos river and boarding a speedboat to Barra de Sao Manoel community. Arrival and accommodation at the houses of community members.

DAY 2: Barra de Sao Manoel / Bararati Sustainable Development Reserve / Barra de Sao Manoel. In the morning, hike through the Bararati Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS Bararati), located in Apui Mosaic area. In the afternoon, free time to walk around the village, get to know the school, the production of manioc flour, local artcrafts, Brazil nut extractivism areas and the model of community organization. Dinner and free time

DAY 3: Barra de Sao Manoel. Departure early in the morning to fish in permitted areas close to the community for traditional and sport fishing. Return to the community and lunch. In the afternoon, visit to Roncador Waterfall and Sao Benedito Hill, important natural attractions of the northernmost portion of the Juruena National Park. Return to the community, dinner and free time.

DAY 4: Barra de Sao Manoel. Departure for canoe ride, visit waterfalls and/or beaches close to the community. Field lunch and return in the afternoon to the community. Free time and dinner.

DAY 5: Barra de Sao Manoel / Apui. Farewell meeting of the community and return to the city of Apui. Travel by speedboat and private car to Apui.

DAY 6: Departrure Apui. Transfer to the airport.

 

TRIP INCLUDES

  • TRANSfers

Transfers in Apui described in the itinerary.

  • Boat TRANSFERS

Speedboat transfers during activities and river trips described in the itinerary (with fuel and pilot services).

  • VISITS AND ACTIVITIES

All visits and activities scheduled with local community.

  • Accomodation at the community

Accommodation at Barra de Sao Manoel community from Day 1 to Day 5 (04 nights).

  • hotel

Accommodation at a hotel in Apui downtown from Day 5 to Day 6 (01 night).

  • HIKING ON THE FOREST

Hiking in the Juruena National Park and the Bararati Sustainable Development Reserve.   

  • MEALS

05 breakfasts (from Day 2 to 6); 05 lunches (from Day 1 to 5); and 04 dinners (from Day 1 to 4). Other expenses on food and drinks are not included. 

  • hosts

Local guides and hosts during the tours.

  • Welcome gift

Handmade gift from our region.

  • Travel insurance

Travel insurance.

  • Logistics coordinator

Bilingual logistics coordinator from Estacao Gabiraba team.

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Travel journals & notebooks
  • Light clothes and comfortable sandals
  • Umbrella or raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Hiking clothes and closed shoes
  • Kit of personal medications
  • CDs, books, postcards, photos or any other item related to your culture to show or share.

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